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Recognized among the nation’s premier research universities, Lehigh offers a rigorous academic community for over 7,000 students.

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20+

interdisciplinary programs spanning multiple colleges

$67K

average starting salary of 2020 graduates

9:1

student-to-faculty ratio

6th

university in the world recognized as an NGO by the United Nations, with 56 United Nations–related programs every year

96%

of our students completed one or more internships or an experiential learning opportunity

1,469

undergraduate students took part in research in 2019-20

111

undergraduate degree programs and majors

26

average class size

5,451

undergraduate students

1,600

acres on three contiguous campuses

1,812

graduate students

13

themed residential communities

25

NCAA Division I intercollegiate sports for men and women

200+

150+ clubs, plus 40 intramural and club sports and 23 fraternities and sororities

93%

of Lehigh undergraduate students participate in an extracurricular activity

65,000+

hours of community service performed by the Lehigh community

250

study abroad programs in 74 countries offered to Lehigh students

40%

of Lehigh students have an international experience while at Lehigh, and 30% of those students participate in more than one abroad experience

79

countries represented in the undergraduate and graduate populations

100+

fully funded Iacocca International Internships in about 32 countries every year

24K+

full-time positions and internships posted on Lehigh's Center for Career & Professional Development job board

85K

graduates in the Lehigh alumni network

95%

of the class of 2020 are employed, continuing education or pursuing military or volunteer service

2,754

interviews with employers on campus

HST move in

Move-In Underway at Health, Science & Technology Building

The move includes relocating 32 faculty members and 15 labs from existing areas on campus.

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Lehigh Welcomes Newest Members of the Class of 2026

Talented high school students from around the country and globe are among those offered admission in the Early Decision I cohort. 

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2021: Year in Review

Here’s a look back at the biggest Lehigh stories of the year.

Inspired Research

A Tooth and a Timeline

David Anastasio’s examination of ancient lake sediments clarifies ages of human migrations out of northern Africa.

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From the classroom to the community, here on campus and around the world, Lehigh students, faculty and alumni are working to enact positive change.

 

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